Western Union Co (WU)

WU (NYSE:Financial Services) EQUITY
$20.22
neg -0.02
-0.10%
Today's Range: 19.90 - 20.28 | WU Avg Daily Volume: 5,612,700
Last Update: 08/03/15 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 7,428,885
YTD Performance: 13.01%
Open: $20.26
Previous Close: $20.24
52 Week Range: $15.32 - $22.84
Oustanding Shares: 516,311,074
Market Cap: 9,820,236,627
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for WU
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 4 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 9 9 9
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 5 5 5 4
Mean Rec. 3.12 3.12 3.12 3.02
Latest Dividend: 0.16
Latest Dividend Yield: 3.26%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/14/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 11.81
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WU Sector Avg. S&P 500
11.81 11.80 25.63
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.20% 15.86% 16.12%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 1.20 0.02 0.01
Net Income 6.80 -0.27 -0.10
EPS 11.30 -0.14 -0.05
Earnings for WU:
EBITDA 1.41B
Revenue 5.61B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/15) Qtr (12/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.43 $0.41 $1.64 $1.70
Number of Analysts 14 13 16 16
High Estimate $0.45 $0.43 $1.66 $1.82
Low Estimate $0.40 $0.38 $1.60 $1.57
Prior Year $0.44 $0.42 $1.59 $1.64
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -1.62% -1.83% 2.91% 4.16%
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bullishWestern Union upgraded at Barclays

Jul 31, 2015 | 8:05 AM EDT

WU was upgraded to Equal-weight, Barclays said. $22 price target. Company is seeing steadier growth. 

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Bryan Ashenberg

 | Jul 30, 2015 | 9:22 AM EDT

There is building consensus around a September rate hike.

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Bryan Ashenberg

 | May 6, 2015 | 8:07 AM EDT

The yields are still being pushed higher.

bullishWestern Union upgraded at Wells

May 1, 2015 | 7:18 AM EDT

WU was upgraded to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Company posted a strong quarter and trades at an attractive valuation. 

By

Bryan Ashenberg

 | Apr 30, 2015 | 8:15 AM EDT

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bearishWestern Union downgraded at Deutsche

Feb 11, 2015 | 6:54 AM EST

WU was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $20 price target. 

bearishWestern Union downgraded at Morgan Stanley

Feb 2, 2015 | 6:36 AM EST

WU was downgraded to Underweight, Morgan Stanley said. $16 price target. Company is facing increased costs and competition. 

By

Sham Gad

 | Jan 27, 2015 | 11:30 AM EST

Western Union, MoneyGram remain good investment prospects.

bearishWestern Union downgraded at BofA/Merrill

Jan 14, 2015 | 7:11 AM EST

WU was downgraded from Neutral to Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $16 price target. Company faces several growth headwinds and is a potential value trap. 

By

Herb Greenberg

 | Oct 16, 2014 | 10:30 AM EDT

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